Roadmap
Changelog
Linchpin Intranet Suite 3.3
new
New Features
  • Edit your profile within the mobile app.
  • The "Cover Stories" macro has two new one-row layouts.
  • The user profile API is open to read and write data into profiles now.
Linchpin Intranet Suite 3.3
improved
Improvements
  • We completely renewed the profile configuration. It's faster and easier to use now.
  • We increased the performance of news and added caching for news.
Linchpin Intranet Suite 3.3
fixed
Bugfixes
  • The Content Responsibility macro now works correctly, even if collaborative editing is turned off.
  • Filtering country select fields in the people directory works correctly now.
  • You can sort the "Customized User List" macro by fields that are not displayed.
  • We fixed a display error concerning the time of some events.
Linchpin Intranet Suite 3.1
new
New features
  • Onboarding: New users can be offered spaces to subscribe to for their personal news feeds.
  • Assistant: Each notice can be scheduled to only be shown once for each user instead of being shown repeatedly.
  • Assistant: Each notice can now have a start and expiration date. Prepare notices in advance and don't forget to disable them when they lose relevance.
  • The people directory now includes a filter option. You can search users based on their profile field values, like spoken languages, software expertise etc.
  • Users are now able to upload a header image to their profile.
  • First steps in supporting profile field data coming from identity providers (IdPs) via third-party apps: You can decide which profile fields should be filled by an IdP.
  • Theme Wizard: Upload a logo, set a primary color and your theme is up and running.
  • New content modules for the Linchpin Sidebar: All updates stream, open Confluence tasks, open Jira issues.
  • New configuration for the Linchpin Sidebar so you can decide which content modules to show and which to hide.
  • Added compatibility with "Aura" app.
  • When using Bitvoodoo's view tracker 5.7.0 or later, unread news in our news macros and hub are marked.
  • Directly access news categories from the news hub sidebar.
  • News categories are now compatible with Linchpin Translations which is included in the Linchpin Suite and allows translation of news category names.
  • Added measurement of anonymous usage information of news teaser (see detailed information on this page).
  • Our mobile app has received an appealing and modern design of the user interface.
  • Vimeo video playback is now supported in the mobile app.
  • We added support for the read-only mode in Confluence Data Center instances for our mobile app.
  • Added support for mobile user management of their own connections to a Confluence instance directly in our mobile app. This allows users who have received push notifications multiple times or lost a mobile device to remove outdated or insecure logins themselves. For more information, please visit https://seibert.biz/linchpinmobileconnections.
Linchpin Intranet Suite 3.1
improved
Improvements
  • Onboarding: We improved the detection if a new user should be onboarded or not.
  • Assistant: We disabled Confluence keyboard shortcuts while the assistant pop-up is active.
  • The people directory has a modern look now.
  • The Linchpin Theme is now compatible with the read-only mode in Confluence Data Center.
  • We added a Confluence 7.3 compatibility.
  • We modernized our default Linchpin Theme header image.
  • We prepared the Linchpin Theme for the people directory improvements that are included in Linchpin User Profiles 2.21.
  • Our news macros and news hub look more friendly when there are no news to display.
  • News excerpts in Linchpin Mobile push notifications don't contain macro code anymore.
  • We added the compatibility with the read-only mode.
  • We improved the editor for microblog posts and page comments in our mobile app.
  • Massive increase in performance when opening our mobile app and loading content.
  • We improved the stability for Linchpin Mobile Gateway connections.
  • Improved display of mobile login QR codes in the user profile with Internet Explorer 11.
  • We improved the handling of default translations.
  • Improved @mention behaviour for Lucene stop words.
Linchpin Intranet Suite 3.1
fixed
Bugfixes
  • When using the new validated phone field, the user's country is detected more reliably.
  • Cascading fields unfortunately don't work in the Custom User Search, but you could select them them in the past. Not anymore.
  • When configuring dependent fields, you can now correctly create rules to match field values with brackets like "IT (System)".
  • Uploading a profile picture via our REST API now works reliably. Previously, every second upload did reset the profile picture.
  • Background images for the login screen are now rendered correctly in all browsers.
  • Pages don't jump awkwardly up and down anymore when there's not a lot of content, instead they scroll smoothly. Gosh, that bug was annoying!
  • Took the login button for anonymous users from the middle of the menu and put it back where it belongs.
  • The Spaces macro no longer breaks the Cover Stories macro when used on the same page.
  • The Spaces macro also is responsive now so it doesn’t break in narrow columns.
  • We brought back the search within the „Saved for later“ tab of the Linchpin Sidebar in Confluence 7 and later.
  • User mentions in the page history and edit mode are now colored correctly.
  • Empty categories in a menu will now be hidden.
  • The sidebar buttons were in the way on some space admin pages, they no longer are.
  • When exporting a page as PDF, images of image teasers are now included in the document.
  • When using the new Confluence search sidebar there no longer is a dead link.
  • Mandatory news now work correctly with scheduled or approved news.
  • Web/RSS feeds that expect a user agent can now be loaded.
  • We fixed some optical bugs.
  • We have restored IE11 compatibility (was broken in 2.11.0).
  • The news subscription module for Linchpin Assistant and Linchpin Onboarding now works correctly (was broken in 2.11.0).
  • You can now save the personalization for obligatory news subscriptions again.
  • Images with very long filenames can now be used as news teasers.
  • We fixed the "Unable to resolve owner of loading collection" error that could occur when using the news hub or news macros.
  • We fixed a vulnerability with the Microblogging app, where microposts could be edited by any user.
  • We fixed an issue that prevented the Event List macro from displaying a preview in the macro browser.
  • We fixed an issue related to filtering by unassigned event categories.
  • We fixed an issue with displaying the single event view where any user interaction caused an error.
  • We fixed a rare issue with events migrated from a very old version of this app.
  • Display problems with the Launchpad under Internet Explorer 11 were fixed.
  • We fixed filtering of the people-picker in the admin area of the Launchpad, which caused non-administrators to be entered by mistake.
  • Improvements of the read-only mode of Confluence were made.
  • We fixed an issue with the connection test for the Linchpin Mobile Gateway which failed although there was no actual error.
  • We fixed numerous other minor (and also some not-so-minor) bugs in our mobile app.
  • We fixed an issue that prevented Linchpin Mobile from being enabled in Confluence instances based on Java 11.
  • We fixed an issue related to image file caching in our mobile app.
  • Fixed an issue with a notification after plugin reactivation.
  • Fixed a translations upload issue with Confluence 7 and later.
  • Restored compatibility with Space Privacy (version 2.6.11) for user autocomplete.
Linchpin Intranet Suite 3.0
new
New Features
  • Define the language of any Confluence page, blog post or space.
  • Create translations of any Confluence page or blog post.
  • Link all translated page with each other.
  • Choose between translations via drop-down menu placed directly on the page.
  • Get notified whenever a translation in your language is available.
  • You can add local images via drag and drop now.
  • You can also add images by pasting an image URL.
  • Pasting web-images from the clipboard is possible now.
  • Add YouTube and Vimeo videos by pasting the url.
  • By default, new events are visible to all registered users. Optionally, each event can be restricted to members of any Confluence space.
  • Event editors can now be defined based on individual users and user groups.
  • The creator of an event can be displayed inside the event now, so that participants can contact them.
  • Cover images can be added directly from the Unsplash image database when editing an event (only available if this option is enabled by administration).
  • The "Apps" macro is now also available for mobile use and allows Linchpin Mobile users to access their favorite apps when on the go.
Linchpin Intranet Suite 3.0
improved
Improvements
  • The Language Manager is available for server and DC instances now.
  • The "Custom User List" has a pagination now and the performance has been improved.
  • The avatar display of the "Content Responsibility Macro" has been improved.
  • We have made technical improvements to ensure sustainability.
  • We improved the PDF export layout for pages containing the "Custom User List" macro with text area profile fields.
  • We improved the support for videos and images.
  • Small screen sizes received a better support.
  • Event editors always have access to all event functions - even if there are restrictions in place.
  • The "Sign me up" button is hidden for events for which the registration is not allowed.
  • We improved the protection against XSS attacks.
  • In Linchpin Theme, we clarified which custom landing space entry will apply to a user.
  • We clarified which custom landing space entry will apply to a user.
Linchpin Intranet Suite 3.0
fixed
Bugfixes
  • All language names should be displayed in the correct Confluence language now. Please note that this was a Confluence bug.
  • The display of search results in the "Custom User Search" macro has been corrected. Previously it could happen that they were positioned incorrectly on the screen.
  • When using a custom language pack to translate profile field and category names, the system's default language is now used as a fallback when no translation exists for a user's language.
  • Until now, the OrgCharts did not show users when the capitalization of the user profile field was done incorrectly (as in: different from the actual user name). This has been fixed to use a case-insensitive lookup. Superior and subordinate users are now displayed properly, even if "JaneDoe" is entered as "janedoe".
  • We fixed an issue with file uploads to Confluence pages failing on rare occasions.
  • We also fixed an issue with Oracle databases that prevented displaying any events in the system.
  • Sometimes, pop-ups were positioned way off, for example when mentioning someone. This has been corrected in the new version of Linchpin Theme.
  • We also fixed some optical issues with the Linchpin Theme plugin.
  • We have fixed an optical issue concerning the "Cover Stories" macro in combination with Bitvoodoo's Navitabs.
  • We resolved a bug that caused attachments to break on edit (only affected Confluence < 6.15).
  • We resolved a bug that broke @-Mentions on edit.
  • Addressed a bug causing the configuration not to load
Linchpin Intranet Suite 2.0
new
New Features
  • Add personalized content to a page or dashboard based on a user's profile
  • Works with any kind of content a Confluence page can possibly have
  • Highlight active item: Highlight the active menu item using CSS.
  • Easy enablement for menu: Now you can easily control if and in which cases the menu bar should be shown (also for space schemes).
  • News Magazines: Aggregate thematically related news from all over your Confluence to create dedicated news magazines, flexible and visually attractive. Please reindex your system for all changes to take full effect!
  • New scroll navigation: Thanks to a new scroll navigation for the news feed macros, these macros won't get longer and longer anymore when browsing through previous news, so layouts with news feed macros won't break.
  • New design for news tiles: Refresh the look of your Linchpin and display news tiles in Cover Stories and the News Hub in a new and modern full-image design.
  • Reworked public app section for branded apps: Get more information on how to make use of this feature for your company's branded app over at https://seibert.biz/linchpinmobilepublicstream. You can find the updated terms of use for branded apps at https://seibert.biz/linchpinmobilebrandingtos.
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